Aurea Experience 18 features many of Aurea’s most innovative customers and partners. The Boot Camp speakers below will share their experience and expertise on all areas of digital transformation! We hope to see you at AE18 Munich! Register here today to engage with technology experts and peers at Aurea Experience 18.



Boot Camp SpeakerWhat You'll Get Out Of The Session

Driving Adoption Through Authentic Leadership Engagement by Dina Vekaria-Patel

You’ve got executive endorsement for your community, now how do you get them engaged in your community? We all know blogs are the social way of sending an all-employee communication. How do you get from email 2.0 to authentic leadership engagement? Dina will share examples of how Pearson’s leadership use Neo, their community, to innovate, engage, and inspire employees. In this session, you will learn:

  • Concrete examples of how to drive adoption through authentic leadership engagement.
  • Keep executive engagement consistent.
  • Maintaining authenticity in the community.

Investing in your Interactive Intranet? How to make the case for community! by Stuart McIntyre

Are you considering replacing or extending your organisation’s intranet? Traditional platforms and communication tools can be relatively straightforward to pitch to stakeholders, but how do you go beyond that to size and measure the value of community? How does one place dollar signs against contributions towards collaboration and engagement, and how do you go about communicating that value persuasively and succinctly to stakeholders? Communities are playing an increasingly strategic role within organisations of all sizes, supporting organisational change and digital transformation, driving innovation, offering a platform for knowledge management, peer-to-peer support and employee engagement. As a result, they impact every element of the organisation, and thus can be difficult to justify and measure. In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to build a business case for your community, including strategy, ROI and roadmap
  • How organisations like yours have forecasted and evidenced the value of community
  • What industry and community resources are available to assist in this endeavour
  • Why community management resources are a strategic component of any business case
  • Why continued investment is vital, and how Aurea and partner extensions can deliver increased value to your community

How to Measure Effective Outcome for your Business and Tell Your Community Story by Dan Thomas

Enterprise communities are goldmine of interesting data. Preparing a monthly report with all the insights can potentially be a daunting task for any community management team. Finding the right story to tell with your data all starts with understanding the business outcome for your community. In this session, you can take a deep dive into how you can leverage your community to achieve your business outcomes, understand your culture and drive successful collaboration through effective analytics strategy. In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How to identify business outcomes
  • Making the User Adoption Reports work for you
  • Become a trend analysis master

Clear and Engaging Company Onboarding on Enterprise Community by Jessica Maxson

Acclimate, Engage, Retain – these are the three key factors that contribute to successful onboarding. This is a strategic sandbox for creating your own community onboarding process, as it should be tailored to the needs of your organization. Getting new employees up to speed comprehensively and strategically aligned is important, and onboarding via the Jive platform has proven to be effective. In this session, you’ll learn:

  • Learn key factors that contribute to successful community member and employee onboarding.
  • How to survey your community onboarding including a strategy and roadmap for enhancement.
  • Best practices of how to build an onboarding program.

Breaking Silos, Cross-functional Collaboration on Customer Accounts by Kosheno Moore

It is easy to align an enterprise community’s information architecture to functions and departments. Because of this, cross-functional use cases can quickly become fragmented. Those who are seeking the most current information could find information that are out context. In this session, we are equipping community managers with key tools and concepts to deploy and manage a cross-functional use case, using collaborating around customer accounts as an example. You will learn:

  • How to define a cross-functional use case and information architecture
  • Enablement and training program approach and design
  • Ongoing maintenance of cross-functional use case
  • How to apply these concepts for your next cross-functional use case in your enterprise community


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